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Nordic Inkberry Holly Shrubs

Ilex glabra 'Chamzin'

Growzone: 3-9

As Low As: $64.95

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Nordic Holly is the male pollinator for Female Inkberry Hollies. This is needed for Inkberries to produce berries. Ilex glabra Nordic has a compact and naturally rounded habit that needs little pruning to maintain a formal look. It grows well in sun or part shade. Nordic is a male variety that flowers but does not produce fruit but is needed for other Ilex glabra to produce the jet black berries.

About Your Nordic Inkberry Holly Shrubs

Ilex Glabra Nordic is an outstanding easy to grow, compact shrub, that matures at 3 to 4 feet high and wide. The leaves are a deep green and glisten in the sunlight. Excellent for foundation, hedges, masses, and as an accent plant, will not produce berries. Male pollinator for Ilex glabra ‘Shamrock’ and Ilex glabe densa.            


Growing Zone: 3 – 9
Mature Height: 3 to 4 feet
Mature width: 3 to 4 feet
Classification: Broad leaved evergreen shrub
Sunlight: Full Sun
Habit: Densely branched, Upright
Foliage: Green
Flower Color: Male pollinator for female varieties
Pruning Season: Prune in late spring to maintain shape
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil
Water Require: Water well until established.
Uses: Extremely attractive when used as in the mixed border, foundations, or planted in mass. Perfect for use as an evergreen privacy screen.
This Plants Growzone: 3-9 Nordic Inkberry Holly Shrubs Hardiness Zone

How to Care for Nordic Inkberry Holly Shrubs

We suggest when planting your newly purchased Ilex Glabra Nordic that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil you may need to add a locally sourced compost or topsoil to the back-fill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a back-fill soil because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots of Ilex Glabra Nordic to spread through the loose, nutrient rich soil, much easier than if you used solely the existing soil which more times than not will be hard and compacted. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant to deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole. Bio-tone starter fertilizer is a great starter fertilizer that provides plants with mycorrhizae fungus. It is a naturally occuring beneficial fungus that colonizes on the new growing roots of plants. It creates a barrier between the roots of the plant and fungus and pathogens that can cause root rot. We love this product and use it on all plants we install in our own gardens. Bio-tone is a gardeners best friend and can help guarantee your success.


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